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Visual arts and shows

BRATTLEBORO Andy Richter: Photo Exhibit, Artist Talk & Book Signing: (See 6/1). . . Vermont Center for Photography. .

Celebrations and festivals

BRATTLEBORO 17th Annual Strolling of the Heifers Parade / Slow Living Summit / Expo: Featuring a parade of flower-bedecked heifer calves led by future farmers up the historic Main Street of Brattleboro. Expect the heifers and other marchers to be dressed in their "out of this world" best. The heifer calves are followed by other farm animals, tractors, bands, floats, and much more. The crowd then follows the parade to the all-day Slow Living Expo to enjoy food, family fun, entertainment, and exhibits. The Expo stretches over two sites and 11 acres on the Brattleboro Common and the Brattleboro Retreat grounds. 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. Strolling of the Heifers, 157 Main St. Information: 802-246-0982; Click for more info on Web in new window.

BRATTLEBORO The Slow Living Expo: This 11-acre festival at the Brattleboro Common and on the grounds of the Brattleboro Retreat is attended by the entire parade audience, which follows the parade up Main Street to come to the Expo. The Expo showcases: Antique tractors on the Common, a Home Energy Village, a Crafts Village, the Woodlands Exhibit, Goat Olympics, Healthy Living Village; Entertainment, Food Truck Extravaganza with food from around the world, and Human Foosball. 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. Strolling of the Heifers, 157 Main St. Information: 802-246-0982; Click for more info on Web in new window.


SO. NEWFANE Kylie Odetta Concert: This jazzy, powerful, and dreamy indie/soul singer-songwriter performs in a living room show-styled concert in the intimate schoolhouse setting. Family-friendly. BYOB and a snack to share if you wish. 7 p.m. Free; donations welcome. South Newfane School House, Dover Rd. Information:

Kids and families

GRAFTON Family Nature Program: Where the Water Falls, Flows, and Slows - Diving Into Watersheds: Everything on Earth needs water to survive. Come learn about what a watershed is, the ways water moves and interacts with the land, and why our role in our watershed is so important. Learn about the local region's watersheds and be ready to go on a river exploration as we hike to the banks of the South Branch of the Saxtons River. Nets and containers to catch aquatic critters will be provided, just bring your rain boots. All ages welcome. 10 a.m. By donation. Nature Museum, 186 Townshend Rd. Information: 802-843-2111; Click for more info on Web in new window.


BRATTLEBORO "Drag out the Fabulous - Pride Edition" Dance & Drag Show: Come dressed to impress, and ready to flaunt your fabulosity. Special guest performers Lance Mandible and Skylar Tyler. Boys, girls, both, neither, and everyone else under the night sky are welcome to this gender-bending extravaganza. DJ Glitterbear blasts apart conventional DJ constraints, deftly blending current dance hits with classic tracks, rock anthems and choice jams from far left field. DeValley is a powerful, positive force on the local LGBTQ scene. 9 a.m. - 12 midnight (ages 18 and up). $10 tickets at door or in advance. One Eighteen Elliot, 118 Elliot St. Information:



June 2018